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Old 20th November 2012, 08:40 AM   #121
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Have a look at that video again. The "ship" or whatever it is isn't moving continuously through the frame. It disappears from one location and simultaneously appears in the next location. This would indicate a form of teleportation drive which would make the craft capable of faster than light travel and be completely undetectable. So before you say it, I'll tell you why we are able to see them this one time. Obviously, they have covered the outside of their craft with off the shelf video cameras and synchronized the drive with the frame rate of the cameras. As they skip through the atmosphere, they are recording an incredible 360x360 view in high def 3D which they beam out to a waiting audience.

After producing VR treks through the GI tracts of every conceivable alien species, it looks like they have moved on to thrill rides.
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Old 20th November 2012, 08:40 AM   #122
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Bryan, that is SUPERB!
An excellent and professionally done dissection of the myth.
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Old 20th November 2012, 10:55 AM   #123
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Originally Posted by bryan View Post
We have done some work at the location of the "UFO" video, here is a report of our findings (sorry no little green men)

www.rockymountainparanormal.com/foxufo
Superb work. It confirms what most skeptics suspected and the FOX news team seemed uninterested in figuring out. BTW, is FOX interested in presenting this or are they just going to ignore the explanation?

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Old 20th November 2012, 11:00 AM   #124
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They are looking for more "experts" to confirm the story as they presented it.

If anyone knows of an Entomologist or video production that would be willing to consult on this ongoing mess please have them contact us.
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Old 20th November 2012, 12:10 PM   #125
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Originally Posted by Astrophotographer View Post
Superb work. It confirms what most skeptics suspected and the FOX news team seemed uninterested in figuring out. BTW, is FOX interested in presenting this or are they just going to ignore the explanation?
Ahhhh, Errr, let me see! The latter I expect!
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Old 20th November 2012, 12:14 PM   #126
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Originally Posted by bryan View Post
We have done some work at the location of the "UFO" video, here is a report of our findings (sorry no little green men)

www.rockymountainparanormal.com/foxufo
Did the reporter really reply in all caps?
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Old 20th November 2012, 01:05 PM   #127
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Yes she did... It has been blamed on the software that the station uses. (it defaults to caps)
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Old 20th November 2012, 03:14 PM   #128
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Typo in the conclusion.
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Old 20th November 2012, 03:28 PM   #129
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Originally Posted by bryan View Post
They are looking for more "experts" to confirm the story as they presented it.

If anyone knows of an Entomologist or video production that would be willing to consult on this ongoing mess please have them contact us.

Technically, nobody should have to prove that any fuzzy photo is not a UFO. The burden should be on the other side to prove that this is not an insect, airplane, rock or trickery.

This of course is FOX. They will claim that they just report the news, they don't judge it. The question that needs to be asked, not to FOX but to their viewers, is: "What has FOX done to rule out possible mundane explanations?" The correct answer is: "not much."
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Old 20th November 2012, 06:57 PM   #130
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After work today, I told my wife about the "UFOs over Denver."

Later, one of our cats was running around after something that flew in the door. My wife said, "Look, she's chasing a UFO!"

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Old 21st November 2012, 01:23 AM   #131
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And our local Denver FOX affiliate goes even further down the rabbit hole with this abysmal "follow up"

http://kdvr.com/2012/11/20/insect-ex...ain-a-mystery/
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And our local Denver FOX affiliate goes even further down the rabbit hole with this abysmal "follow up"

http://kdvr.com/2012/11/20/insect-ex...ain-a-mystery/
"Imaginative reporter Heidi Hemmat".
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Old 21st November 2012, 06:57 AM   #133
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This is likely what the entomologist is referring to. Like I said earlier. There are two, maybe three different objects that show up in this vid. The problem for some viewers is they are conflating that all the objects are the same objects including the entomologist.
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Old 21st November 2012, 07:10 AM   #134
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So, just so that we're all clear, it now seems that insects cannot show up on film as out-of-focus blobs. An entemologist said so, so it must be true.
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Old 21st November 2012, 07:19 AM   #135
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“After watching the various shots, I do not believe it’s an insect. The shape is inconsistent with an insect,” she said.
I statement I agree with if you are just looking at insects in front of you. What should out of focus single digital frames of insects look like?

They move erratically like bugs do in a field where bugs should be and no actual craft of any kind have been seen. Everything points to bugs although we can still call them UFO's it it makes people happy.
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Old 21st November 2012, 07:27 AM   #136
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...04187561_n.jpg
This is likely what the entomologist is referring to. Like I said earlier. There are two, maybe three different objects that show up in this vid. The problem for some viewers is they are conflating that all the objects are the same objects including the entomologist.
The first highlighted part is pure speculation with your own bias.

The second part is also wrong. I said from the very beginning that it is likely multiple bugs even different types at varying distances.

Those images are out of focus and contain digital artifacts that degrade as the video is transfered from one medium to another. We have no idea what generation of this digital image we are seeing. Just freezing a frame and saying, "that doesn't look like a bug!" isn't very helpful.
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Probably the only way to kill this is with a high speed camera that will clearly show what the "fast" objects are.

"Rods" don't look like insects until you catch them properly in the frame.

http://www.opendb.com/sol/seq.htm
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...04187561_n.jpg
This is likely what the entomologist is referring to. Like I said earlier. There are two, maybe three different objects that show up in this vid. The problem for some viewers is they are conflating that all the objects are the same objects including the entomologist.
Until that object is clearly captured in the frame, one should probably stick with the most likely explanations, and not invent things.
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Bugs... in and out of focus...
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So sad that they always bring in the bug expert that gives them what they want. They are probably only showing them one single frame or a brief clip. If they did what the Rocky Mountain group did, the probablem would be solved. My guess is that most bug experts have not observed videos of bugs very often. They are not familiar with how a video camera records them under these conditions (I am sure they are very familiar with how professional cameras that are focused on the bug activities look).
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